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Forum: Exterior 05-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By blackontan
Wanted / WTB Trailer Hitch OEM or Non-oem

I have a 1999 540I and am looking to buy a trailer hitch. New or used, oem or not. Please let me know if anyone has one or a good place to buy online
Thanks
Jon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
QSilver7, THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from...

QSilver7,
THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from the following listing:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130935892518?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
This listing crossref's to my 1999 540i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Hood wont open broken cable replacement?

Its not the cabin latch....

How to open the hood now???

Where to buy the cable that goes from the cabin to hood....

Bump:dunno:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,727
Posted By blackontan
No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a...

No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a collector car that will never be driven? Ultimate driving machine? :( Well, I'm sure it still smolders the tires, that is if you drive it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Now I think the hood cable is broken....

I tried to use the cabin hood latch release and it worked but made a snapping noise... now the cabin latch moves freely and now I cant get the hood open.....
I assume I need to see if its broke...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By blackontan
30. blackontan Willing to do a pictorial...

30. blackontan

Willing to do a pictorial write up.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the thread I will let you know how...

Thank you for the thread I will let you know how things go.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for the information, I will let you...

Thank you for the information, I will let you know how things go.


If 100 is to fast then why is the US version of this car limited at 155MPH, I was thinking of removing the restriction just for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
My e39

My e39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
This is what got me... Is there a easy way of...

This is what got me... Is there a easy way of doing this in my garage or do i need scan tools and gauges?:confused::bawling:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Red face I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.......

I am mechanically inclined but may need a DIY.... Is there one for this?

Otherwise I assume when you refer to the two latches lube job, one being the in grill one, second being the one that is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
At High speeds the hood pops its self open to the...

At High speeds the hood pops its self open to the point where there is no need for the cabin latch. But yes you need to use the latch in the grill...
When Im traveling at high speeds I notice the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By blackontan
Hood Pops itself open at high speeds!

1999 E39 540i Sport

When driving at high speeds, sometimes 60-70 but more often above 100 the hood pops itself open!
The safety latch does hold it, but this makes me extremely nervous! I had a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
What is stock ATF Fluid for Sport 540 auto trans???

What is stock ATF Fluid for Sport 540 auto trans???

I need to top up fluid, not change it but I do not want to mix and screw things up.
Please advise.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
took a trip

Just put 1,900 Miles on it with no hiccups. Im glad i just sprayed it before tearing it apart. Just thought I would update, in case someone needed help, since no one helps me? :cry:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
Sprayed WD-40 in the tensioner pulley and the...

Sprayed WD-40 in the tensioner pulley and the noise went away.... So i know its that, Now I wonder what parts to buy and where from. the waterpump and belt are recently new, should i just order the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
bump

any diy on how to remove the fan and or fan shroud
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UVT0fdt74 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UVT0fdt74

newer water pump and cooling, as I stated the power steering res. is still leaking... Can i chop off an off of hose off each and reclamp down?

Where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
Video of Sounds the engine makes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41xjuU9P6kw

Cold Start sounds....:rolleyes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By blackontan
1999 540ia Sport - Whining whistling Pulleys?? Please Help?

I have a 1999 540ia Sport, just suddenly started whistling between 1500-2000rpm, then a few hours later, now its whistling at an idle to 2000rpm.
I did some research on the bimmerfest and found...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By blackontan
Ok figured it out, add attachments on the bottom...

Ok figured it out, add attachments on the bottom of the page...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By blackontan
Solved!

Confirmed.... Stock is 235/45/17 front and 255/40/17 in the back.... Thank you ExAlfa/HTK12 for explaining all that you did, the 40 in front and 45 in back would have lead to additional questions but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By blackontan
Thanks for the for this information! Definately...

Thanks for the for this information! Definately keeping this setup oem on that note!

Ps. I assume you ment to say 255/45/17 on the back as thats oem correct?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By blackontan
Also when I was asking about biggest and smallest...

Also when I was asking about biggest and smallest I was referring to the tire size keeping the mentioned rims.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By blackontan
These are indeed Style 32 and 17 inch in size

These are indeed Style 32 and 17 inch in size
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